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ea0014p191 | (1) | ECE2007

Plasma adiponectin and leptin levels in obese and insulin resistant postmenopausal females with type 2 diabetes

Adamia Nona , Tsotsonava Tea , Janberidze Ketevan

Objective: Adipocytokines appear to be important in regulating insulin sensitivity. The objective of this study was to compare the levels of adiponectin and leptin in lean, obese and obese diabetic (OD) postmenopausal female (PMF) subjects during 6 months follow-up of Metformin therapy (MT).Methods: We examined plasma levels of adiponectin and leptin in 26 OD PMF with a mean body mass index (BMI) of 36.6±1.8, 10 obese (BMI=35.9±2.2) and 10 lean...